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Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Custom The Goonies Pinball Machine: Goonies Never Say Drain! - Technabob

Mike Johnson is a fan of <i>The Goonies,</i> and a fan of pinball machines. So naturally he wanted a Goonies themed pinball machine. So to celebrate the …

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New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

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Man shot in Russia in argument over Kant

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An argument over the theories of 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant ended in a man being shot in a grocery store in southern Russia.<p>RIA news agency quoted police in the city of Rostov-on-Don as saying a fight broke out between two men as they argued over Kant, the German …

Creativity Requires Doubt, Blindness, and Mistakes

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>While we often speak of falling into error and rising to the truth, German intellectual Albert Hirschman had a …

The Roost! The Roost! The Roost is a Laptop Stand - Technabob

Years of hunching over his laptop took its toll on James Olander. He claims that the damage on his nerves reached an extent that he was advised by …

Extra-Clean Bathroom Furniture, Inspired By Japanese Flip-Flops

Considering it’s the place we keep all our soaps and shampoos and cleansers, your bathroom can get pretty icky when left unattended. When Milan-based Rui Pereira and Kyoto-based Ryosuke Fukusada teamed up to create a clean, sustainable line of furniture for the bathroom, they were inspired by the …

Guys Hack IKEA Furniture into a Kid’s Bike: Should be Named BIKKLO - Technabob

One thing that’s great about IKEA furniture is that it’s so cheap that you can feel comfortable hacking it into other forms without fear of damaging …

Michael Wolf's Architecture Of Density: Would You Live Here?

Please know that I mean absolutely no judgement here, but when I saw Michael Wolf's photos of Hong Kong high-rises, I panicked...<p>Like actual …

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The massive data-collection industry that fuels Facebook's targeted ads

The site is buying access to reams of consumer data that's never been shared online<p>Facebook's user-targeted ads have been fueling profits and unsettling privacy advocates since the beginning, but a new report shines a light on just how extensive the company's research is. As it turns out. …

Gas masks for babies, 1940

From the Imperial War Museum in London, a couple of incredible photos of nurses testing out infant gas-masks: "Three nurses carry babies cocooned in …